2. Diagnosing nocturnal enuresis

General concept

In this section, we will focus on the diagnostic and therapeutic approach recommended for a child with monosymptomatic enuresis.

In the case of daytime symptoms (non-monosymptomatic cases), these have to be addressed initially. When these symptoms resolve, the child can be treated in the same way as children with monosymptomatic nocturnal enuresis.

In the case of bowel symptoms, a common finding in children with nocturnal enuresis, these have to be preferably addressed before initiation of enuresis therapy.

The diagnostic approach

For the majority of children with monosymptomatic enuresis, a simple approach in diagnostics can be used, as the vast majority of these children do not suffer anatomical or neurological deficits.

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